Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [ii], , 7-317,  pages
Publisher: Tarzana, CA: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., 1938.
Illustrator: Illustrated by John Coleman Burroughs
A bright first edition/first printing, blue cloth with red tettering on the front cover and spine in Near Fine condition with light wear to extremities and prior owner's stamp to front free end paper in Very Good+, laminated dust-jacket with little edgewear and limited chipping. Zeuschner 235.
The story of the Lad who might have been king, parallels that of his uncle and cousin who in succession become king; and though the life of the Lad was one of cruelty, dangers, and privations, there are few but who would choose to have been the Lad rather than the kin who wore the crown.